Georgetown police investigate armed robbery

troot@thesunnews.comDecember 24, 2013 

Georgetown police are searching for information regarding an armed robbery that happened late Tuesday where the victim was forced to drive to an ATM and retrieve money, according to authorities.

The robbery happened about 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 100 block of Orange Street when a man with a brown towel over his face approached the victim, pointed a handgun at him and got into the back seat of the victim’s vehicle, according to police. The armed robber demanded money and the victim drove to an ATM at Wells Fargo Bank on Front Street, withdrew money and gave it to the man.

The robber then forced the victim to drive back down to Front Street toward Orange Street where the man jumped from the vehicle and ran away, police said. Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect can call the Georgetown Police Department at 545-4300.

Contact TONYA ROOT at 444-1723 or follow her at Twitter.com/tonyaroot.

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